Queen Mary University of London

Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate study with us has a number of distinctive features: a high level of engagement with our internationally recognised academics, a campus environment in east London that fosters a real community, a commitment to financial support – distributed more than £9m (2014–15) in the form of studentships, scholarships and bursaries – and programmes with demonstrable success in preparing you for professional life.
  • The new Queen Mary Graduate Centre is under construction, which will be a major new building for postgraduate students, providing state-of-the-art teaching, study, social and IT space opening in 2016 on the Mile End campus.
  • Postgraduate halls of residence are available on the Mile End campus and Medicine and Dentistry students can also apply to accommodation on our Charterhouse Square and Whitechapel campuses.
  • The average starting salary for postgraduate students graduating from QMUL is £34,515.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,570 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 77%
  • Part Time 23%

Domicile

  • UK 43%
  • EU 14%
  • Other 44%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 29 1133 1162
Law 74 866 940
Medicine & dentistry 300 593 893
Engineering & technology 239 100 339
Social studies 63 251 314
Computer science 80 92 172
Languages 68 92 160
Physical sciences 118 41 159
Biological sciences 88 36 124
Subjects allied to medicine 0 94 94
Historical & philosophical studies 56 33 89
Mathematical sciences 38 27 65
Creative arts & design 15 21 36
Mass communications & documentation 7 10 17
Education 0 6 6

Subject Areas

Queen Mary offers more than 500 postgraduate diplomas and certificates, masters and research degrees across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering including:

  • Biological and Chemical Sciences
  • Business and Management
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dentistry
  • Drama
  • Economics and Finance
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering and Materials Science
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Politics and International Relations

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,950
Mixed -
Laboratory £8,450
Clinical £24,000